Write letter to Canadian Members of Parliament & Diplomats in support of Palestine Human Rights Defender
Prominent Palestinian human rights defender Mahmoud Nawajaa was taken from his family by Israeli occupation forces during a night raid.
The Trudeau government’s complicity gives Israel carte blanche to commit human right abuses and international law violations without impunity.
The “Deal of the Century” and Israel’s push for absolute apartheid against Palestine: The Netanyahu/Trump Annexation Plan
Photo Credit: (The Times of Israel Google Images)
It is high time that sanctions be imposed on Israel. Specifically in terms of its long-term process of ethnic cleansing and dispossession of lands enacted against the Palestinians.
The Canadian BDS Coalition condemns the use of excess force by the Peel Regional Police that resulted in the murder of Ejaz Choudry on Saturday, June 20, 2020.
The Coalition recognizes the role the militarization of police plays in this blatant misuse of power, and condemns the training of Canadian police by Israeli security forces in Israel and Canada, and the elected officials and police leadership that funds and enables it.
magine a group of Canadian Members of Parliament representing four of the five federal parties sitting in the House of Commons, implicitly, if not explicitly, supporting Israel’s brutal apartheid regime by participating in the Canada Israel Inter-parliamentary Group which functions as little more than an internal pressure group the function of which is to normalize and consequently whitewash Israel’s apartheid regime. Within this group sit 19 members of the Bloc Québécois (of 32 Bloc Québécois MPs sitting in the House of Commons), 18 Conservative MPs, 16 Liberal MPs, 2 New Democrats and 9 Senators
The Canadian BDS Coalition believes in ending racial inequality, thus we support and stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. We as a coalition believe in the importance of cross-solidarity across movements,
#Nakba72 like every day, our thoughts are on Right of Return, our hearts are with Palestine and our actions are for sanctions on Israel until right of return is realized.
Canadian BDS Coalition Working for Freedom, Equity and Justice The following is a report on the work of the Canadian BDS Coalition during 2019 The Canadian BDS Coalition was formed in 2016 to bring together organizations in Canada that support the Palestinian Civil Society Call through the BDS National Coalition (BNC). To learn more about BDS, https://bdscoalition.ca/about-bds/ The Coalition […]
Afraid of BDS, Céline Dion? Serendipitous January cancellation of your Beirut concert due to fear of “situation” six months later in Lebanon
Céline Dion serendipitously cancels her July Beirut concert in January saying she is afraid of the situation in Lebanon. #BDS
Canadian BDS Coalition …working together to promote justice for Palestinians. http://www.bdscoalition.ca email@example.com March 15, 2020 Dear Rev Dr Martha Ter Kuile and Task Force members: We in the Canadian BDS Coalition were pleased to learn that the United Church of Canada is reviewing the appropriateness of your existing policy, UCC Policy on Palestine and Israel […]
The Canadian BDS Coalition calls on civil society to stand against this impunity to the continued war crimes and human rights violations against the Palestinian people. Thus, the Canadian BDS Coalition calls on all people of conscience and the international community at large to respond to these plans by intensifying campaigns for Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions. This includes a clear call to the Canadian government that sanctions be put in place as required under our own domestic law and our international law accountability related to the gross systemic human rights and international law violations by the Israeli government.
The Canadian BDS Coalition expresses our total solidarity with indigenous rights and land defenders. we stand in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en nation and land defenders at the Unist’ot’en Camp and Gidimt’en and across Turtle Island who continue to resist Canada’s colonial incursions of their unceded territories.
The following message has been send to Céline Dion today from almost 50 fellow artists to Céline Dion on International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People Céline , the Canadian BDS Coalition would welcome your response, which we would be pleased to convey to your fellow artists. We would also welcome the opportunity to […]
Green Party of Canada: Seems you forgot to update your Policy in regard to Palestine in your Election Platform.
The Green Party of Canada has ignored its approved policy on Palestine. We expect better, and call on the three elected MPs to make this right.
The Canadian BDS Coalition is pleased to announce that the #RaptorsDontGo campaign has been successful. Our campaign was launched in June 2019, immediately following the Raptors victory in the NBA championship.
Now the 2019-20 NBA new season has now begun and there has been no reported public team visit; and continued silence from all of the team owners on this issue. The Canadian BDS Coalition is grateful that this visit did not materialize, as it would have given legitimacy to Israel’s war crimes. We feel the #RaptorsDontGo campaign also demonstrated the strength of popular grassroots campaigns that can mobilize to achieve justice for Palestinians. .
The Coalition BDS Québec has announced that Hydro-Québec has declined to renew an agreement with its Israeli counterpart, Israel Electric.
The Canadian BDS Coalition calls on each of the Raptors Players to say NO to this offer by Tanebaum. To say no to being used as an ambassador to sports-wash an aggressive ongoing colonization complete with apartheid, genocide and war crimes.
Canadian Human Rights Activists Congratulate the Government of South Africa on Downgrading Relations with Israel
The following release has been provided to South Africa BDS Release, May 27, 2019 The Canadian BDS Coalition, a coalition of over 30 national and regional groups across Canada, congratulates the government of South Africa on their resolve for justice for the Palestinian people in their decision to downgrade diplomatic relations with Israel. To the […]
Cross Country Day of Action in Solidarity Against Canadian Complicity with Israeli War Crimes and Apartheid
Tomorrow, Saturday, May 18 people will join together from Victoria, British Columbia to St. John’s, Newfoundland to mark a Cross Country Day of Action to name Canadian complicity in regard to war crimes and apartheid by the state of Israel on the people of Palestine.
Israel is responsible for disabling and murdering countless Palestinians. Holland-Bloorview (Canada’s leading children hospital for rehabilitation), March of Dimes, Ontario government accessibility leadership none the less went to Israel learn about accessibility. SHAME.
Next week Eurovision happens in the Zionist State. However, it is with a taint of international condemnation as the world speaks out against Art-washing of war crimes, apartheid and denial of rights of return. While Canada has NO artists attending Madonna took up the Canadian zionist $1 M USD carrot to play at EUROVISION. Shame […]
Electronic Intifada broke the story on May 9, 2019 The following letter has been sent to Bombardier thanking them for standing with international humanitarian law and war crimes, and also asking for clarification on the contract signed earlier for equipment. The Jerusalem light rail which links Israel’s illegal West Bank colonies is a symbol of oppression […]
Air Canada Cancels Maintenance Contract with Israel Aerospace Industries For Immediate ReleaseNov. 5, 2017 The Canadian BDS Coalition was recently informed by Air Canada management that the 5-year, multi-million dollar contract with Israel Aerospace Industries Bedek Group [IAI] for heavy maintenance on Air Canada B767 jets was terminated in “early 2017”, with two years remaining. The […]
Israeli Illegal Settlement . Photo: Montecruz Foto via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0) Four Canadian Financial Institutions, BMO, RBC, Scotiabank and Manulife have been listed on Bank Track as owning and managing shares in two Israeli Banks, Bank Leumi and Mizrahi Tefahot Bank. Both these Israeli banks are active in and profiting from Israeli settlements in the […]
Over 5,000 signatures to date on this call: Don’t Dance on the Ruins of Palestinian Childhood. Add your signature by clicking HERE. December 18, 2018. The following letter has been sent to: Pablo Rodriquez, Federal Minister of Heritage Ambassador Deborah Lyons, Canadian Ambassador to Israel Kennedy Stewart, Mayor of Vancouver Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montreal ————————— Open […]
See article in Mondoweiss by Marion Kawas on October 31, 2018 Campaign organizers are calling on Ballet BC (and now the 2 other dance companies as well) to take a stand and not perform in Israel, which would be a permanent stain on their records. They are also calling on solidarity activists, both locally and around […]
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